Tag: Nebraska

Green Plains teams with Tallgrass and Osaka Gas to study synthetic methane from captures CO2 emissions

Green Plains teams with Tallgrass and Osaka Gas to study synthetic methane from captures CO2 emissions

December 22, 2022 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc, Tallgrass and Osaka Gas USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Japan-based Osaka Gas, announced the commencement of a joint feasibility study to evaluate the production of up to 200,000 tons per year of synthetic methane in the U.S. Midwest. The project partners aim to produce synthetic methane from low-carbon hydrogen […]

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CHS sees 9 million corn acres shifting to soy not enough to supply biofuel demand

CHS sees 9 million corn acres shifting to soy not enough to supply biofuel demand

December 13, 2022 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports CHS says 9 million more acres of soybeans needs to be grown to supply the soybean crushing and renewable diesel plants under construction, which will force farmers to move away from corn and towards soybeans to meet that demand. But even shifting corn acres to soy won’t be enough as states […]

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ADM and plaintiffs agree on expert witness to evaluate model used to claim ethanol market manipulation

ADM and plaintiffs agree on expert witness to evaluate model used to claim ethanol market manipulation

November 14, 2022 |

In Nebraska, DTN reports that Archer Daniels Williams as well as the plaintiffs in the case against the company alleging ethanol market manipulation have agreed to have a leading Michigan State University economics professor brought in as an expert witness to determine the validity of the regression analysis model developed on behalf of the plaintiffs […]

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EPA approves continuation of UNL’s E30 research

EPA approves continuation of UNL’s E30 research

October 27, 2022 |

In Nebraska, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved the continuation of groundbreaking research being done in Nebraska on E30 fuel.  Results of the State’s initial pilot program, launched in 2019, showed that E30 is safe and reliable fuel for use in conventional vehicles.  Under current EPA guidelines, only flex fuel vehicles (FFVs) can […]

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Carbon America to store 95% CO2e from Bridgeport Ethanol

Carbon America to store 95% CO2e from Bridgeport Ethanol

October 4, 2022 |

In Nebraska, Carbon America, the first vertically integrated carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) super developer, announced an agreement with Bridgeport Ethanol, LLC to develop a carbon capture and storage project in Nebraska. The project will capture and store approximately 175,000 tons of carbon dioxide (CO₂) per year, equivalent to 95 percent of total emissions from […]

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Aurora Cooperative Elevator Company and KAAPA agree JV

Aurora Cooperative Elevator Company and KAAPA agree JV

October 3, 2022 |

In Nebraska, Aurora Cooperative Elevator Company and KAAPA Ethanol Holdings, LLC announced a joint venture involving Aurora Cooperative’s ethanol and grain facilities located west of Aurora, Nebraska.  The joint venture plans to make significant investments with the goal of increasing production and efficiency at the ethanol facilities so that the facilities remain a destination for […]

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers score $12.8M DOE grant for camelina and pennycress

University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers score $12.8M DOE grant for camelina and pennycress

September 19, 2022 |

In Nebraska, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln researcher is leading a team working to unlock the full potential of two oilseeds that may help meet the escalating demand for renewable fuels, industrial chemicals and other bioproducts. The team will produce genetically enhanced oilseeds, establish the “rules” of oilseeds’ metabolic circuitry and develop synthetic biology tools for […]

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Green Plains Inc., Tallgrass, and PNNL get DOE funding for SAF development

Green Plains Inc., Tallgrass, and PNNL get DOE funding for SAF development

September 6, 2022 |

In Nebraska, Green Plains Inc., Tallgrass, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to advance sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) technology as part of the federal agency’s effort to support the development of valuable biofuels and bioproducts for the clean energy economy. The DOE award will […]

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University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers studying how to reduce ethanol’s water and energy footprint

University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers studying how to reduce ethanol’s water and energy footprint

August 22, 2022 |

In Nebraska, Nebraska researchers are studying how to make ethanol production more environmentally sensitive by reducing the amount of water and energy required to produce it and cutting the air emissions that result. The Nebraska Environmental Trust is helping fund this University of Nebraska–Lincoln research — $155,663 this year and $44,232 in a second year. Ethanol fermentation […]

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New study shows Nebraska ethanol industry produced $4 billion in products in 2019

New study shows Nebraska ethanol industry produced $4 billion in products in 2019

August 1, 2022 |

In Nebraska, the Nebraska ethanol industry produced over 2.25 billion gallons in 2019, resulting in a value of production for ethanol and co-products of greater than $4.04 billion, according to a new University of Nebraska–Lincoln study estimating the industry’s impact in 2018 and 2019. The overall economic impact of the Nebraska ethanol industry is over […]

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